Page Numbering Questions

One of the most common support subjects which arise relates to page numbering, and here we will try to explain in more detail.

Many page numbering problems are caused by the incorrect positioning of the required changes within the text.

With some of the questions here, you should know how to view and edit DBT's Codes. To reveal Codes, the keyboard command Alt-F3, will toggle codes on or off. See The Menus: View: Codes topic for more details.

Details about editing Codes is detailed in The Menus: Templates, Styles and Codes: Codes: Amending Codes.

The questions here are broken into two groups:

  1. Braille Page Numbering
  2. Print Page Numbering (Often referred to as "Reference Page Numbering")

Braille Page Numbering:

1. How do I start a file with a page number other then 1?Closed

2. How do I change the page number without changing the page?Closed

3. How come after I change the page number its not working?Closed

4. How come after I change the page number it is ignored until the next page?Closed

5. How do I change to Roman page numbers?Closed

6. How to I change from Roman back to Arabic page numbers?Closed

7. How do I ensure that the next page changes to an odd page? ( the [sd] code)Closed

8. How do I create prelim page numbers such as p1 or t1? ( the [sd] code)Closed

Print (Reference) Page numbering:

1. How to I get print page numbers in a Duxbury document?Closed

2. How do I get print page numbers in a Duxbury document from a Word document?Closed

3. How come the print page numbers are appearing in the wrong place such as immediately below the braille page numbers?

4. How come the print page number never changes through out the document?

5. How do you suppress print page numbering and resume with a different page number or the same page number?

6. How do you enter print page numbers while in a braille file?

8. How do you enter print page numbers such as 1-1 or 3-1-2 or 2.3-1?